Stir flour, baking powder, and salt together; cut in shortening; work in warm water.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface; cover with damp cloth; allow to rest for 1 hour.
Divide dough into 2 equal pieces and roll each piece to 1/2″ – 3/4″ thick. Cut 2″ – 4″ long strips out of dough.
Fry strips in 1 1/2″ of 425 degree oil turning once, until brown; drain on brown paper bags.
Serve with honey butter